Skip to comments.Molotov cocktail flies at anti-Bush rally in downtown San Francisco
Posted on 11/02/2005 6:07:08 PM PST by NormsRevenge
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The uniform of a San Francisco police officer caught fire after a Molotov cocktail was hurled near as an anti-Bush protest Wednesday afternoon in downtown San Francisco.
A large crowd made its way from the Civic Center down Market Street, blocking traffic during the afternoon commute.
"My partner and I are standing here monitoring the crowd and all of a sudden I heard glass breaking, and the bottle apparently hit right there and gasoline spilled and the next thing I know my shoulder is on fire," police officer Gary Constantine told television station KRON.
Just when it looked like the protest was wrapping up in the evening, some protesters sat down in the middle of a busy intersection to block more traffic. The group refused police requests to disperse so they were arrested at the scene, according to police.
A large sign unfurled in front of City Hall read: "Bush step down. Take your whole program with you."
I devoutly hope the SFPD located the goblin who threw it and introduced him or her to Mr. Monadnock.
..who stole the antitank weapon Finns invented and named during the Winter War.
Heh heh heh.
They can eat a free meal while fantasizing they're "political prisoners" who were put in jail by "Bush the dictator" who wants to "destroy free speech."
Leftists always revert to form: If they don't prevail legally, they get violent.
If I was a cop in San Francisco, I think I'd be careful to say "my colleague" or "a fellow officer" instead...
Put me down for the resistance movement behind enemy lines.
Way harsh, Dude.
Forgetting that on the left, gun control means taking people's guns. On the right it means taking your own gun in a firm grip, deep breath...
Did anyone hear about the explosion in front of Peter Kings office in NY? Yesterday, I think..
Fox had a blurb...PK wasn't there, of course, he's in DC.
Remember the rule of six or twelve and keep it wholey.
there was a news clip on it here earlier... a pipe bomb of some sort, behind his office IIRC
Their website, worldcantwait.net, includes a list of endorsers:
ACT UP, New York City
Imam Talib Abdur-Rashid, mosque of Islamic
Brotherhood; Justice Committee, Majlis Ash-Shura, NY
A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition, NYC
After Downing Street Coalition
"Alberto Lovera" Bolivarian Circle, New York
Aimee Allison, army conscientious objector (Gulf War
Tom Ammiano, San Francisco Board of Supervisors
Aris Anagnos, Los Angeles
Dahoud Andre, Haitian community activist, Brooklyn, NY
Axis of Justice
Rosa Ayala, Justice for Janitors*
William Ayers, professor and author
Russell Banks, writer
Rev. Willie Barrow, Women Connecting*
Ed Begley, Jr.
Father Luis Barrios, Iglesia San Romero de Las
Americas, New York
Dave Berenson, Cleveland, OH, U.S. Green Party
Timuel D. Black
Jessica Blank, writer, actor
Blaze Bonpane, author
Bob Bossie, SCJ, 8th Day Center for Justice*
Elombe Brath, Patrice Lumumba Coalition, NYC
Gabriel Byrne, Actor
Campus Anti-War Network(CAN)
Tim Carpenter, Director, Progressive Democrats of America
Citizens For Legitimate Government
Kate Clinton, humorist
David Cobb, Green Party Presidential Candidate, 2004
Code Pink: Women for Peace
Steve Colman, poet
Comite Exigimos Justicia
Barry Crimmins, political satirist, contributor Air America radio
Chris Daly, San Francisco Board of Supervisors
DC Anti-War Network
Rev. Greg Dell, Pastor, Broadway United Methodist Church
Dominican Women's Development Center, New York
Tom Duane, NY State Senator
Michael Eric Dyson, author, "Is Bill Cosby Right?"
Steve Earle, musician
Edwin Ellis, President of Veterans for Peace, LA*
Michelle Esrick, actress, poet, filmmaker
Donelle Estey, artist, Artists Against the War
Christian Ettinger, exec. prod. of film "The Weather Underground"
Nina Felshin, curator, writer
Rev. John Fife
Michael Franti, musician
Deborah Glick, NY State Assemblywoman
Global Justice and Peace Ministries, Riverside Church,
Sam Greenlee, poet
André Gregory, theater director
Andy Griggs, US Labor Against the War, Exec. Board of United Teachers of LA
Freddy Hahne, Mindshaft Foundation
Haitian Coalition for Justice
Suheir Hammad, poet
Sam Hamill, Poets Against War
Kathleen Hanna, Le Tigre
Warren M. Hern, MD, MPH, PhD, Director, Boulder Abortion Clinic
Hip Hop Caucus
Rev. Robert M. Hollum, pastor, Luther Place, Washington, DC
Marie Howe, poet and writer
Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA Relief USA)
Islamic Association of America
Abdeen Jabara, past president, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
Ron Jacobs, writer
Bill T. Jones, dancer
Sarah Jones, poet and actor
Rickie Lee Jones, musician
Robin D.G. Kelley, Columbia University
C. Clark Kissinger
Frances Kissling, president, Catholics for Free Choice*
Rev. Earl Kooperkamp, St. Mary's Church*, NYC
Joyce Kozloff, writer
Ron Kovic, author, Vietnam veteran
Carter Kustera, artist
Martha Lavey, Chicago
Mark Leno, California Assemblyman
Rabbi Michael Lerner, editor of Tikkun magazine
James Levin, co-director of Cleveland Festival of Arts & Technology (Ingenuity)
Simon Levy, director, "What I Heard About Iraq" at Fountain St. Theater
Bruce Lincoln, professor, History of Religions, University of Chicago
Margaret Lindgren, FOR/LA (Fellowship of Reconciliation) Los Angeles, CA
Margarita Lopez, New York City Council Member
Haki R. Madhubuti, chairman, publisher, Third World Press
Gregory Maguire, author, "Wicked"
Make the Road by Walking, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY
Bill Martin, philosopher
Luis Matos, union organizer, 1199, NY
Ellen McLaughlin, actress and playwright
Camilo Mejia, conscientious objector
Ann Messner, artist
Carly Miller, Clothing of the American Mind
Bill Mitchell, co-founder of Gold Star Families for Peace*
Leon Mobley, musician
Daniel Montoly, poet and writer, worker from the Dominican Republic
Tom Morello, Audioslave
Tracie Morris, poet
Andrew Muñana, Images Salón, East Los Angeles
National Lawyers Guild
Armando Navarro, chair and professor, Ethnic Studies, UC Riverside
Not in Our Name
Mike and Julie Nussbaum
Efia Nwangaza, director, African American Institute for Policy Studies, Greenville, SC
Jose Padilla*, executive director, California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA)
Grace Paley, writer
Reynaldo Garcia Pantaleon, visual artist, NY
Patrick Henry Democratic Club
The Network in Solidarity with the People of the Philippines
Peter Phillips PhD, Project Censored, Sociology Dept Sonoma State University
Jeremy Pikser, screenwriter, Bulworth
Jose Piña, Mestizarte*
Dr. Assad Pino, professor, Kent State University*
Harold Pinter, Nobel Prize winning playwright
Millions More Movement, Pittsburg/Antioch CA organizing committee
Sterling Plumpp, poet
Kevin Powell, writer
Progressive Democrats of America
Jerry Quickley, poet and playwright
Victor Toro Ramirez, activista en el Sur del Bronx (South Bronx activist), Chilean former political prisoner.
Michael Ratner, Center for Constitutional Rights*
Reach Hip Hop Coalition
Raghava Reddy, stem cell biologist, biomedical scientist, film maker
Boots Riley, The Coup
Rosemary R. Ruether, theologian, professor
Douglas Rushkoff, author
Kalamu ya Salaam, Listen to the People
Dorthy Salem, historian and coordinator, women's studies
JD Sampson, Le Tigre
Sapphire, poet, writer
Rinku Sen, Colorlines*
Rafael Sencion, secretary general, Congreso Nacional Dominicano (Dominican National Congress)*
Richard Serra, artist
Stanley Sheinbaum, economist, LA
Nancy Spero, artist
Sunsara Taylor, Revolution newspaper
Gore Vidal, writer
Leonard Weinglass, lawyer
Rev. Dave Weissbard, senior minister, The Unitarian Universalist Church, Rockford, IL
Cornel West, Princeton University
Saul Williams, poet
Standish E. Willis, National Conference of Black Lawyers
Krzysztof Wodiczko, artist
Ann Wright, former US diplomat, resigned in protest of Iraq war
Leland Y. Yee, Speaker pro Tem, California State Assembly
Zephyr, graffiti artist, writer
Robert Zevin, Robert Brooke Zevin Associates, Inc.
David Zirin, author, "What's My Name, Fool? Sports and
Resistance in the United States"
Howard Zinn, historian, "A Peoples' History of the United States"
they really ought not to be so forgetful of something so very basic
There are more than fifty in my office, alone. But thanks for showing us your Old Testament Retributionists membership card, and when you schedule your next Leviticus Society Book Burning and Barbecue over at your place, be sure to send us invitations. ;)
... and unbleached cotton wicks.